A 35-year-old female asked:
Can a wisdom tooth coming in sideways not yet broke thru gums cause ear, jaw, neck pain/swelling ? what's best for swelling? plan 2 call dentist asap
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 49 years experience
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dentistry 10 years experience
All of the above: An impacted wisdom tooth can cause all of the above symptoms,
so yes see a dentist asap for examination , evaluation and treatment options.
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Yes: Yes, especially if it is just under the tissues. There is probably a communication with the oral cavity. Sounds infected. Otc pain meds, saline rinse. See oral surgeon asap.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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